The table below looks at the statistics for Drools skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Drools over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Drools
Rank 564 533 533
Rank change year-on-year
-31 0
Contract jobs citing Drools 36 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.12% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.44% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 22
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£370 £400 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £428
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £472 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

Drools
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Drools Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Drools Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Drools
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Drools within the UK.

Drools Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Drools
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Drools within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 24 £370 -4.51% 7
London -2 16 £370 -25.06% 6
Scotland -34 7 £401 +0.12% 1
Wales - 5 £345 -
South East -22 4 - - 1
South Wales - 4 £313 -
Surrey - 4 - -
Newport - 4 £313 -
Croydon - 4 - -
Glasgow -6 3 £375 -11.76%
Edinburgh -33 3 £550 +37.50%
Manchester -14 2 £365 -18.88%
North West -19 2 £365 -18.88%
South West +1 1 £475 -5.00%
City of London 0 1 £600 +54.83% 2
Gloucestershire -2 1 £475 -
Stirling - 1 £401 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £475 -

Drools
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools.

1 91 (93.81%) Java
2 63 (64.95%) Spring
3 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (41.24%) JBoss
4 35 (36.08%) SQL
5 31 (31.96%) JUnit
6 29 (29.90%) SOA
7 26 (26.80%) Web Services
7 26 (26.80%) Maven
8 24 (24.74%) REST
8 24 (24.74%) Oracle
8 24 (24.74%) Workflow
9 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
9 23 (23.71%) Eclipse
10 22 (22.68%) Linux
10 22 (22.68%) HTML
11 21 (21.65%) RESTful
12 20 (20.62%) HTML5
12 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
13 19 (19.59%) Finance
13 19 (19.59%) J2EE
13 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (18.56%) Apache Camel
14 18 (18.56%) Python
14 18 (18.56%) MVC
14 18 (18.56%) BPMN
14 18 (18.56%) Spring MVC
14 18 (18.56%) JIRA
15 16 (16.49%) JPA
15 16 (16.49%) Scrum

Drools
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Drools also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Drools. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 40 (41.24%) JBoss
2 15 (15.46%) FileNet
3 11 (11.34%) WebSphere
4 10 (10.31%) Apache
5 8 (8.25%) Tomcat
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 8 (8.25%) nginx
5 8 (8.25%) Confluence
6 7 (7.22%) Alfresco
7 6 (6.19%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (5.15%) Mule ESB
8 5 (5.15%) Mule
9 4 (4.12%) GlassFish
9 4 (4.12%) Jetty
9 4 (4.12%) Apache Qpid
9 4 (4.12%) Node.js
9 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
9 4 (4.12%) iPlanet
9 4 (4.12%) Apache TomEE
9 4 (4.12%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (4.12%) HTTP
3 3 (3.09%) LDAP
4 2 (2.06%) Firewall
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Relational Database
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
4 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (9.28%) Pentaho
5 8 (8.25%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.22%) MySQL
7 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
8 4 (4.12%) InterSystems Cache
8 4 (4.12%) Infinispan
8 4 (4.12%) Redis
8 4 (4.12%) Riak
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.06%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 31 (31.96%) JUnit
2 26 (26.80%) Maven
3 23 (23.71%) Eclipse
4 18 (18.56%) JIRA
5 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
6 11 (11.34%) VisualVM
6 11 (11.34%) YourKit
6 11 (11.34%) Subversion
6 11 (11.34%) Selenium
7 9 (9.28%) Gradle
8 8 (8.25%) JMeter
9 7 (7.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
10 6 (6.19%) Mockito
11 5 (5.15%) Mocha
11 5 (5.15%) Gerrit
11 5 (5.15%) SonarQube
11 5 (5.15%) FitNesse
12 4 (4.12%) ANTLR
12 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (19.59%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Back Office
4 11 (11.34%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 67 (69.07%) Developer
2 56 (57.73%) Java Developer
3 22 (22.68%) Senior Developer
4 19 (19.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (16.49%) Architect
6 6 (6.19%) Java Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior Java Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Junior
7 5 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.15%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Junior Java Software Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Java Software Developer
10 2 (2.06%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (64.95%) Spring
2 26 (26.80%) Web Services
3 24 (24.74%) REST
4 23 (23.71%) Hibernate
5 22 (22.68%) HTML
6 21 (21.65%) RESTful
7 20 (20.62%) HTML5
8 19 (19.59%) J2EE
9 18 (18.56%) Spring MVC
9 18 (18.56%) Apache Camel
10 16 (16.49%) JPA
11 15 (15.46%) Dojo
12 14 (14.43%) Apache CXF
13 13 (13.40%) CSS
13 13 (13.40%) JMS
13 13 (13.40%) AngularJS
14 12 (12.37%) Java SE
15 10 (10.31%) jQuery
15 10 (10.31%) Spring Integration
16 9 (9.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (8.25%) Equities
2 8 (8.25%) Derivative
2 8 (8.25%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) W3C
4 2 (2.06%) CMDB
4 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Ubuntu
3 6 (6.19%) CentOS
4 4 (4.12%) Windows
5 2 (2.06%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) SOA
3 24 (24.74%) Workflow
4 18 (18.56%) MVC
4 18 (18.56%) BPMN
5 16 (16.49%) Scrum
6 14 (14.43%) Software Engineering
6 14 (14.43%) Open Source
6 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
7 12 (12.37%) TDD
8 11 (11.34%) Technical Architecture
8 11 (11.34%) Code Coverage
8 11 (11.34%) Low Latency
9 9 (9.28%) SDLC
9 9 (9.28%) ETL
10 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 8 (8.25%) Dimensional Modelling
11 7 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (6.19%) BDD
12 6 (6.19%) UML
Programming Languages
1 91 (93.81%) Java
2 35 (36.08%) SQL
3 18 (18.56%) Python
4 13 (13.40%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.09%) C#
8 2 (2.06%) VBScript
8 2 (2.06%) VB
8 2 (2.06%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.03%) Ruby
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
9 1 (1.03%) PHP
9 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (20.62%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.31%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) EMIR
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.19%) vCloud
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.12%) Squid
3 4 (4.12%) Varnish
4 3 (3.09%) GlusterFS
5 2 (2.06%) Xen
5 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.25%) ZABBIX
1 8 (8.25%) logstash
1 8 (8.25%) Kibana
1 8 (8.25%) Rundeck
2 7 (7.22%) Puppet
3 5 (5.15%) Ansible
3 5 (5.15%) Salt
3 5 (5.15%) HAProxy
4 3 (3.09%) Nagios
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 2 (2.06%) SCCM
5 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.06%) Zenoss
6 1 (1.03%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.03%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 24 (24.74%) Oracle
2 8 (8.25%) VMware
3 7 (7.22%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.19%) IBM
4 6 (6.19%) Splunk
5 5 (5.15%) Twitter
5 5 (5.15%) Pega
6 4 (4.12%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) BMC
7 2 (2.06%) CA
7 2 (2.06%) ILOG
7 2 (2.06%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco
8 1 (1.03%) OpenText
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